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A research programme is currently underway in Sweden to investigate the determinants of tourism. The idea is to bring together researchers from different disciplines - sociology, psychology, economics, human geography and computer science - to study a central theme, tourism, using similar methods...

Author(s)
Nyberg, L.
Citation
Revue de Tourisme, 1992, 47, 2, pp 8-10
Abstract

This paper investigates how past experience influences choice behaviour and valuation in a hypothetical travel mode choice situation. It uses a stated choice question asked of visitors (n=335) to a major ski resort in Sweden in 1996. The author explores whether an individual's choice behaviour,...

Author(s)
Nerhagen, L.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2003, 9, 1, pp 5-30
Abstract

Guidebooks contain important sources of information for travellers. It can be assumed that they influence the reader's choice of tourist sites, as a selection of tourist attractions is presented in the books. In this study, the influence of guidebooks on German tourists' choice of tourist sites in...

Author(s)
Zillinger, M.
Publisher
Routledge, Oslo, Norway
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2006, 6, 3, pp 229-247
Abstract

Human behavior impacts the environment we live in. In order to better understand how one group, boat owners, in three Nordic countries adjacent to the Baltic Sea; Sweden, Finland and Denmark, viewed the relationship between the marine environment, leisure boats and issues of responsibility, a...

Author(s)
Wester, M.; Eklund, B.
Publisher
Springer, New York, USA
Citation
Environmental Management, 2011, 48, 1, pp 70-80
Abstract

'Sharing economy' platforms such as Airbnb have recently flourished in the tourism industry. The prominent appearance of sellers' photos on these platforms motivated our study. We suggest that the presence of these photos can have a significant impact on guests' decision making. Specifically, we...

Author(s)
Ert, E.; Fleischer, A.; Magen, N.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Tourism Management, 2016, 55, pp 62-73
Abstract

This article highlights the motivational factors behind consumers' and tourists' decisions to buy local artisan cheese in Jämtland (Sweden). Empirically, the case itself diverts from the typical Franco-Mediterranean case in which both the actions of producers and consumers are embedded in...

Author(s)
Rytkönen, P.; Bonow, M.; Girard, C.; Tunón, H.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Agriculture, 2018, 8, 4, pp 58